Ribes white icicle a welcome sight in the early Spring garden Ribes, the common flowering currant is welcome to the positions which they enjoy in our woodland area.
The Snowdrops are blooming Last year the Snowdrops in our garden did not come in to full bloom until the first week of March. What a difference a year makes, the mild Winter with no sign of snow in the city has … Continue reading →
Lilium Tigrinum Splendens, how showy is this plant. Last Summer was the second year that Tigrinum Splendens graced the main border of the back garden. In its first year it performed well, last year it was spectacular. I am finally over … Continue reading →
What an unusual plant is the Nerine, coming in to full bloom in October when so many, in fact the majority of perennials have gone over and the foliage turning brown. Why on earth does a plant which likes … Continue reading →
Tropaeolum Speciosum is a climbing plant which I would not be without in the garden. A few years ago a number of the conifers in our back garden were becoming overgrown to such an extent that the natural light coming in … Continue reading →